Archive for December, 2012

Happy Christmas!

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

We are now on our festive break so no posts for a little while. Orders can still be placed but shipping does not begin until 8th January. Until then we will mainly be drinking sherry. Wishing you all a wonderful, safe & Happy Christmas!

 

Winner!

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Of course! Pie C is full of stars. The winners, randomly picked from the correct answers, are Sonya, K De Roeck & Jeremy Stern. Thanks all for taking part!

Work Projects Administration.

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

For over 900 more posters of a similar ilk you should click here. Thanks to Retronaut.

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Anthropologie

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

We designed some stencils for Anthropologie, and they are now available.

Forest.

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Preserve.

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Glass jars designed for preserves, based on traditional containers. By via Dezeen.

Peter Trevelyan.

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Peter makes intricate geometric models out of pencil lead. We’re so glad he does but wish he had a website!

Nellie.

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

By.

Birds of a feather.

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

The best collection of old labels adorned with smashing pigeons that you will ever see.

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On a roll.

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Tapes by Omar Sosa for Apartamento.

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José Dávila.

Friday, December 14th, 2012

More here.

Tags.

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Ken Garland.

Friday, December 14th, 2012

The new Unit Editions book which archives Ken Garland is a very welcome early Christmas present.

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Stars in their pies.

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Win one of our new planners by guessing which mince pie has a surprise filling! Post up your guess and we will pick 3 winners on monday.

Colour vision

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

See more here.

Brutalist greetings from Vilnius. xx

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Pole position.

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

A blog dedicated to Polish childrens books is a nice way to spend 15 minutes. Or more. This is our favourite find so far because we always have time for a rhinoceros eating a bowl of fruit.

Tommy Støckel.

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Paper shapes organised neatly. Tommy Støckel is making us happy today. Via Ignant.

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Top table.

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

A table designed purely for classifying white paper. Very niche but very nice. By Wonmin Park, via this is paper.

All set.

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

For potion making. A Christmas gift to self in the form of a mid century chemistry set. Top tin action.

Darren Almond.

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Calendar sculpture by Darren Almond.

100 Words for Snow.

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
By Phil James, for Mendosa.
tlapa           powder snow
tlacringit      snow that is crusted on the surface
kayi            drifting snow
tlapat          still snow
klin            remembered snow
naklin          forgotten snow
tlamo           snow that falls in large wet flakes
tlatim          snow that falls in small flakes
tlaslo          snow that falls slowly
tlapinti        snow that falls quickly
kripya          snow that has melted and refrozen
tliyel          snow that has been marked by wolves
tliyelin        snow that has been marked by Eskimos
blotla          blowing snow
pactla          snow that has been packed down
hiryla          snow in beards
wa-ter          melted snow
tlayinq         snow mixed with mud
quinaya         snow mixed with Husky shit
quinyaya        snow mixed with the shit of a lead dog
slimtla         snow that is crusted on top but soft underneath
kriplyana       snow that looks blue in the early morning
puntla          a mouthful of snow because you fibbed
allatla         baked snow
fritla          fried snow
gristla         deep fried snow
MacTla          snow burgers
jatla           snow between your fingers or toes, or in groin-folds
dinliltla       little balls of snow that cling to Husky fur
sulitlana       green snow
mentlana        pink snow
tidtla          snow used for cleaning
ertla           snow used by Eskimo teenagers for exquisite erotic rituals
kriyantli       snow bricks
hahatla         small packages of snow given as gag gifts
semtla          partially melted snow
ontla           snow on objects
intla           snow that has drifted indoors
shlim           slush
warintla        snow used to make Eskimo daiquiris
mextla          snow used to make Eskimo Margaritas
penstla         the idea of snow
mortla          snow mounded on dead bodies
ylaipi          tomorrow's snow
nylaipin        the snows of yesteryear ("neiges d'antan")
pritla          our children's snow
nootlin         snow that doesn't stick
rotlana         quickly accumulating snow
skriniya        snow that never reaches the ground
bluwid          snow that's shaken down from objects in the wind
tlanid          snow that's shaken down and then mixes with sky-falling snow
ever-tla        a spirit made from mashed fermented snow,
		popular among Eskimo men
talini          snow angels
priyakli        snow that looks like it's falling upward
chiup           snow that makes halos
blontla         snow that's shaken off in the mudroom
tlalman         snow sold to German tourists
tlalam          snow sold to American tourists
tlanip          snow sold to Japanese tourists
protla          snow packed around caribou meat
attla           snow that as it falls seems to create nice pictures
		in the air
sotla           snow sparkling with sunlight
tlun            snow sparkling with moonlight
astrila         snow sparkling with starlight
clim            snow sparkling with flashlight or headlight
tlapi           summer snow
krikaya         snow mixed with breath
ashtla          expected snow that's wagered on (depth, size of flakes)
huantla         special snow rolled into "snow reefers" and smoked
		by wild Eskimo youth
tla-na-na       snow mixed with the sound of old rock and roll
		from a portable radio
depptla         a small snowball, preserved in Lucite, that had been handled
		by Johnny Depp
trinkyi         first snow of the year
tronkyin        last snow of the year
shiya           snow at dawn
katiyana        night snow
tlinro          snow vapor
nyik            snow with flakes of widely varying size
ragnitla        two snowfalls at once, creating moire patterns
akitla          snow falling on water
privtla         snow melting in the spring rain
chahatlin       snow that makes a sizzling sound as it falls on water
hootlin         snow that makes a hissing sound as the
		individual flakes brush
geltla          snow dollars
briktla         good building snow
striktla        snow that's no good for building
erolinyat       snow drifts containing the imprint of crazy lovers
chachat         swirling snow that drives you nuts
krotla          snow that blinds you
tlarin          snow that can be sculpted into the delicate corsages
		Eskimo girls pin to their whale parkas at prom time
motla           snow in the mouth
sotla           snow in the south
maxtla          snow that hides the whole village
tlayopi         snow drifts you fall into and die
truyi           avalanche of snow
tlapripta       snow that burns your scalp and eyelids
carpitla        snow glazed with ice
tla             ordinary snow

IBM World of Numbers.

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Shisheido.

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

An archive of old Shisheido graphics should revive any flagging spirit.

Lametta.

Monday, December 10th, 2012